Each student's trajectory after graduating from CCA’s Graduate Program in Visual and Critical Studies helps illuminate the horizons of possibility for those who have earned the degree. Because of the relative newness of the discipline, every VCS alumnus has the opportunity to play a crucial role in shaping the field. The VCS program provides a foundation for creative enterprises in a range of academic, artistic, and entrepreneurial arenas. The past accomplishments and current initiatives of VCS alumni are transforming the world of visual culture.
The VisCrit Alumni Award has been established to annually recognize an alumni whose work after graduation from CCA exemplifies the interdisciplinary values of the VCS program and the dedication and scholarship demanded within the broader field of Visual and Critical Studies. This award recognizes the innovative and diverse ways VCS graduates mobilize the skills they honed and the ideas they germinated while at CCA in a broad range of creative and professional arenas, further evidencing the versatility of the degree and the luminosity of this community.